The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 616 668 676
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 306 319 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 232 225 269
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 281 £80,000 +6.66% 38
London +31 163 £82,500 -2.94% 25
Yorkshire +69 46 £65,000 +4.00% 3
West Yorkshire +61 44 £65,000 +46.06% 3
South East -13 31 £80,000 +10.34%
Bradford - 31 £68,750 - 2
City of London +51 27 £82,500 +26.92% 3
East of England +26 14 £85,000 +25.92% 1
Berkshire -9 14 £70,000 -6.66%
Leeds +32 12 £51,250 +15.16% 1
Bedfordshire +27 10 £85,000 +21.42% 1
East Midlands +1 9 £67,500 +14.89%
Hampshire -10 9 £80,000 +18.51%
Nottinghamshire +15 7 £67,500 +58.82%
Nottingham +15 7 £67,500 +58.82%
Bracknell - 7 £70,000 -
Scotland +6 6 £71,250 -
West Midlands -16 6 £63,654 -9.06% 3
Edinburgh - 5 £70,000 -
North West +19 4 £62,250 +3.75% 2
Luton +19 4 £85,000 +21.42%
Portsmouth +9 4 £85,000 +78.94%
Norwich - 4 £108,750 -
Norfolk - 4 £108,750 -
Surrey +29 3 £85,000 -
Reading +14 3 £68,750 -8.33%
Dorset +13 3 £80,000 +88.23%
Brighton +11 3 £80,000 +28.00%
East Sussex +4 3 £80,000 +28.00%
Uxbridge +2 3 - -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 171 (31.20%) Finance
2 155 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (27.74%) TOGAF
4 113 (20.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 112 (20.44%) Retail
6 96 (17.52%) Oracle
7 83 (15.15%) Java
8 76 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (13.69%) SOA
10 72 (13.14%) JavaScript
11 71 (12.96%) TDD
12 70 (12.77%) E-Commerce
13 68 (12.41%) Analytics
14 66 (12.04%) CRM
15 65 (11.86%) Mentoring
16 61 (11.13%) Web Services
16 61 (11.13%) Microsoft
17 59 (10.77%) ITIL
18 58 (10.58%) HTML
19 57 (10.40%) Degree
19 57 (10.40%) Big Data
20 56 (10.22%) Banking
20 56 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
21 55 (10.04%) .NET
22 52 (9.49%) Windows
23 50 (9.12%) Project Management
23 50 (9.12%) Scrum
24 49 (8.94%) QA
25 47 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
26 45 (8.21%) VMware

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (7.85%) WebSphere
2 23 (4.20%) IIS
3 19 (3.47%) Apache
4 17 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 14 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.82%) Documentum
8 9 (1.64%) CMS
9 6 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.73%) SAS
11 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.55%) Confluence
12 3 (0.55%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.55%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.55%) Gephi
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.18%) Flinto
5 1 (0.18%) InDesign
5 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 25 (4.56%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (3.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 10 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.09%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.55%) Exstream
6 3 (0.55%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.18%) RMDS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.83%) Office 365
4 20 (3.65%) SaaS
5 15 (2.74%) PaaS
6 14 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.01%) IaaS
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.73%) GitHub
9 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.55%) Google Play
10 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.29%) LAN
1 29 (5.29%) WAN
2 26 (4.74%) HTTP
3 17 (3.10%) SAN
4 15 (2.74%) Multicast
5 14 (2.55%) FCoE
5 14 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (2.55%) iSCSI
5 14 (2.55%) NAS
5 14 (2.55%) Unified Communications
6 10 (1.82%) Internet
7 7 (1.28%) Firewall
7 7 (1.28%) Network Security
8 6 (1.09%) VPN
9 4 (0.73%) DHCP
9 4 (0.73%) DNS
9 4 (0.73%) Skype
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.36%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.40%) Big Data
2 41 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.20%) DB2
6 20 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.10%) OLAP
8 14 (2.55%) OLTP
8 14 (2.55%) Oracle OLAP
9 13 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.82%) MySQL
11 10 (1.82%) SAP HANA
12 9 (1.64%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (4.56%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.65%) Maven
3 15 (2.74%) Hudson
4 14 (2.55%) Gradle
5 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.91%) Subversion
7 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.73%) JIRA
7 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.55%) Robolectric
8 3 (0.55%) Selenium
9 2 (0.36%) Ant
9 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.36%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.36%) ERwin
9 2 (0.36%) Grunt
9 2 (0.36%) MSI
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 171 (31.20%) Finance
2 112 (20.44%) Retail
3 56 (10.22%) Banking
4 28 (5.11%) Marketing
5 16 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.37%) Automotive
7 10 (1.82%) Front Office
8 9 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Advertising
10 7 (1.28%) Law
11 6 (1.09%) Back Office
12 5 (0.91%) Local Government
13 4 (0.73%) Billing
13 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.73%) Legal
14 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.13%) Web Services
2 58 (10.58%) HTML
3 55 (10.04%) .NET
4 43 (7.85%) REST
5 41 (7.48%) HTML5
6 40 (7.30%) XML
7 39 (7.12%) AngularJS
8 37 (6.75%) Middleware
9 31 (5.66%) JSON
10 30 (5.47%) Spring
11 29 (5.29%) Node.js
12 28 (5.11%) ASP.NET
13 23 (4.20%) Spring Integration
14 22 (4.01%) React
15 20 (3.65%) Backbone.js
16 17 (3.10%) CSS
17 10 (1.82%) WCF
18 9 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (1.46%) SOAP
20 7 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 10 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.64%) User Experience
8 7 (1.28%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.09%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.09%) Derivative
9 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.09%) PKI
9 6 (1.09%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.49%) Windows
2 30 (5.47%) Linux
3 17 (3.10%) Android
4 16 (2.92%) Solaris
5 15 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.09%) Unix
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (27.74%) TOGAF
3 113 (20.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 76 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.69%) SOA
6 71 (12.96%) TDD
7 70 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 68 (12.41%) Analytics
9 66 (12.04%) CRM
10 65 (11.86%) Mentoring
11 59 (10.77%) ITIL
12 56 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
13 50 (9.12%) Project Management
13 50 (9.12%) Scrum
14 47 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (7.85%) RUP
16 41 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (7.48%) Open Source
16 41 (7.48%) Presales
17 40 (7.30%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 83 (15.15%) Java
2 72 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 37 (6.75%) SQL
4 34 (6.20%) C#
4 34 (6.20%) Scala
5 23 (4.20%) Groovy
6 14 (2.55%) PHP
7 12 (2.19%) Ruby
8 8 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.28%) Python
10 5 (0.91%) Apple Swift
10 5 (0.91%) C
10 5 (0.91%) Clojure
11 4 (0.73%) C++
12 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.55%) VBA
13 2 (0.36%) R
13 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 57 (10.40%) Degree
2 26 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.01%) CITP
6 10 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.46%) CCNP
7 8 (1.46%) ISEB
8 6 (1.09%) CISSP
8 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.73%) IISP
9 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.55%) MBA
10 3 (0.55%) MCSD
10 3 (0.55%) PhD
10 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CCIE
11 2 (0.36%) EMC Certification
11 2 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.94%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) COBIT
3 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) MiFID
5 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.83%) Docker
3 16 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.74%) NFS
5 14 (2.55%) KVM
5 14 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (2.55%) SRDF
5 14 (2.55%) Xen
6 9 (1.64%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.73%) vCloud
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.18%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.73%) Puppet
2 4 (0.73%) SCCM
2 4 (0.73%) TeamSite
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.55%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.18%) MOM
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 96 (17.52%) Oracle
2 61 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 45 (8.21%) VMware
4 37 (6.75%) IBM
5 31 (5.66%) Cisco
6 24 (4.38%) SAP
7 19 (3.47%) MuleSoft
8 18 (3.28%) ATG
9 17 (3.10%) Citrix
9 17 (3.10%) EMC
9 17 (3.10%) Hyperion
9 17 (3.10%) PeopleSoft
9 17 (3.10%) Retek
9 17 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.74%) Intel
10 15 (2.74%) NetApp
11 13 (2.37%) Pega
12 11 (2.01%) Google
12 11 (2.01%) Informatica
12 11 (2.01%) TIBCO
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £71500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Private Medical, Pension, 25 Days Hol
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £950000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London, London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £55-60,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago